Infectious Disease

For some, the lack of fans might relieve performance anxiety or hurt motivation. But those at the top of their game likely aren’t fazed.
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Grocery stores and hospitals transformed when the pandemic hit — as did the labs researching COVID-19.
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Some researchers suspect these bacterial ancestors living within our cells may contribute to a wide range of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
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Light influences the brain more than you can imagine.
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And other neuroscience news in June 2021.
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Some neuroscientists think psychedelic drugs and the hallucinations they induce could help reveal how the brain generates our perceptions of the world around us — and of ourselves.
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Nearly 2 million Americans have the neurological disorder aphasia.
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Some things we think we know about learning and focus just aren’t true. Find out if you can separate fact from fiction.
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A century old test to identify children struggling in school evolved into assessments to determine intelligence. But should it have?
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A new study in mice shows chronic stress reprograms gene expression in sperm.
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And other neuroscience news in May 2021.
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Meet the neuroscientists behind BrainFacts.org
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